What is Pitchfest?
Pitchfest is an official part of the 2023 Social Impact in the Regions Program held on day one of the conference – 6th September.

There are several ways you can participate in Pitchfest, all you need to do is make sure you purchase a ticket to the conference Welcome event*.

You can participate in Pitchfest as a social enterprise, not for profit, purpose led business – the feature is that you are creating social impact in your regional community – and of course that you have something to pitch.

* The Welcome event is held at 6pm on 6th September. Check the ticket page for further information – note: A ticket to the welcome event is included in some packages.


Get involved in Pitchfest 2023

Once you have purchased your Welcome Event ticket (or package) click on the Pitchfest REGISTRATION PAGE to sign up for one or more opportunities including:

330pm-430pm: Pitch Practice: Learn (or brush up on) the fundamentals of pitching to potential investors, partners and even future board members. You never know who will be in the room.  40 minute session followed by optional Q&A.

* 430pm-6pm: Pitch event: Help us cheer on the 10 selected social impact practitioners as they pitch their enterprise, idea or project. Our panel of mentors includes Lynn Anderson (Fairfax Family Foundation), Tom Dawkins (StartSomeGood), Manfred Baur (Sefa) and Jay Boolkin (Social Impact Hub).  Applications to pitch are essential, the Social Impact in the Regions team will make final decisions on the pitch-ees.

* 330pm-6pm: Film your pitch: This is your opportunity to have your pitch professionally filmed. With your permission your pitch will be shared with the Social Impact in the Regions community via our website and socials until our 2024 event. – Exposure plus!

Register for pitch practice, to pitch or to be filmed here (Hurry, registrations close 30th August)
Order your ticket for the Welcome event here


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